азбука

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Belarusian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic азъбукꙑ (azŭbuky); borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъбоукꙑ (azŭbuky), from the names of the first two letters of the Cyrillic alphabet, азъ (azŭ) +‎ боукꙑ (buky), a calque of Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

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Noun[edit]

а́збука (ázbukaf inan (genitive азбукі, nominative plural азбукі)

  1. alphabet
    Synonym: алфаві́т (alfavít)

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References[edit]

  • азбука” in Belarusian-Russian dictionaries and Belarusian dictionaries at slounik.org

Bulgarian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

а́збука (ázbukaf

  1. alphabet
    Synonym: алфави́та (alfavíta)

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References[edit]

  • азбука in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • азбука in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Macedonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

азбука (azbukaf

  1. alphabet

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References[edit]

  • азбука in Makedonisch Info (germansko-makedonski rečnik, makedonsko-germanski rečnik)

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic азъбукꙑ (azŭbuky); borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъбоукꙑ (azŭbuky), from the names of the first two letters of the Cyrillic alphabet, азъ (azŭ) +‎ боукꙑ (buky), a calque of Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈazbʊkə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

а́збука (ázbukaf inan (genitive а́збуки, nominative plural а́збуки, genitive plural а́збук)

  1. alphabet
    а́збука Мо́рзеázbuka MórzɛMorse code
    а́збука Бра́йляázbuka BrájljaBraille
    слогова́я а́збукаslogovája ázbukasyllabary
  1. ABC book, abecedary; primer
  1. ABC (the rudiments of any subject)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From initial names of the first letters of Cyrillic alphabet, az (а) and buki (б).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎzbuka/
  • Hyphenation: аз‧бу‧ка

Noun[edit]

а̀збука f (Latin spelling àzbuka)

  1. (uncountable) alphabet (based on the Cyrillic script)

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Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Created in Old East Slavic following азъбукы (azŭbuky), borrowed from Old Church Slavonic азъбоукꙑ (azŭbuky), formed from the names of the first two letters in the Cyrillic alphabet, азъ (azŭ) + боукꙑ (buky), a calque of Ancient Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphábētos).

Attested 1627, compare язъбука (jazʺbuka) (17–18th century).

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а́збука (ázbukaf inan (genitive а́збуки, nominative plural а́збуки, genitive plural а́збук)

  1. (dated) alphabet (an ordered set of letters used in a language), especially the old Cyrillic alphabet.
    Synonyms: алфаві́т (alfavít), альфабе́т (alʹfabét), абе́тка (abétka), абе́тло (abétlo) (dialectal)

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